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about obama care and a lot of people don't understand why they need obama care of a president in washington, d.c. i don't know if you know about this or not, but i wanted you to respond about the plan and if you know anything about the plan that obama have called obama care. thank you. >> did you wish to respond to that, mr. haskell? >> okay. >> any other public comment in ? all right then. thank you. moving on to agenda item number 8 which is assistive technology reclaiming independence in the community and the presentation will be given but councilmember derek czar zarda our very own. >> control room if you want to go ahead and put on the powerpoint presentation at the very beginning that would be fine. thank you. >> good afternoon counsel. my name is derek zarda i'm also besides being a councilmember an assistive technology coordinate at the center for independent living in san francisco i'm here to talk to you about assistive technology what it is and its role. but first i'd like to talk a little bit about what our center is about. so independent living resource cen
you for allocating the leadership of president obama his election helped us in preparation for his taking office to in the new democratic majority passing the legislation the he american investment that will enable us to get $150 million to turn in wonderful place into something significant. it's an honor to be here with you and tiger for not only this building but understanding what we do in our area is of national significance and has the leadership when we say we're going to get something we get it done. i appreciate your leadership of the g s ashlgs naturally and i can say what i said because of our great leadership from mayor ed lee. well, the american reinvestment and he recovery act we were able to do the tunnel and so many things and now today. the mayor will agree that is a pleasure this was a historic place in the center but instead of being the connection it was sort of what are we going to do and exploit the opportunity by this location and from the earthquake we all worked together to restore the now made for the judge the ground breaking are courthouse. it was so beau
president obama got the charge data which shows variation across the country and various hospitals charge for common and patient services. this was the first open data released following president obama executive order making open and machine readable, the new default for government information. and we have a separate initiative out of my office here in our city. the data base itself looks the average chart is the most common impatient chart. and the prices from 2001 is 60 percent of medical cases. the price information that was collected wasn't available to the average consumer. the initial analysis of the data shows that hospitals charge medicare different amounts, even ten to 20 times what medicare reimburses for the same procedure. this initial analysis also raises questions about how hospitals determine prices and why they vary. the first look at this data reveals there's wide variations around hospitals and here in san francisco. as now also a member of the health service board and as one of the supervisors involved in the snc negotiations, i realized how crucial health car
i tip my hat to president obama for helping to make business grow in this part of town. it's great to see you again jeremy. he brought some of the enthusiasm to washington for yelpless recently. and erica congratulations on our work here. lisa and matt congratulations on our awards how wonderful. but it's a principle for me to be here as your representative in congress to the new headquarters but a building of great tradition and that's in our city. this whole faith is built on technology and really save in community because community is what yelp is all about. yelps success is living proof that american business doesn't want just service a small community but this whole community. from the beginning this torrid company acknowledged that this can be a good model of bits. and certainly there's no befrt place to test this model but in san francisco. consider where we are today 140 new montgomery street stand for innovation. the first sky skrarpt to be in san francisco. it was then the pacific telephone company. i've been using caving stone as means of communication but that was the i
suspicious. the make name of the book is extortion. it's been in talk shows on tv and he feels the obama administration has manipulated the political system very unfairly especially as it applies to obama's own supporters. i recommend that you read that because it might be relevant in your own political life. secondly, there is an interesting head line that i think is far more important. chronicle has 26 people get 59.7 million over sandusky. i would like to propose how prevalent is homosexual crime especially child molestation. i think that's an important subject that is a lot more important that sugary drinks. the next head line from the chronicle as prosecutor. secret formula used for corruption. it mentioned the los angeles times received the pulitzer prize for the bell corruption case especially all the ugly details. i would like to suggest that chronicle and examiner do the same here in san francisco and they would probably win a pulitzer prize. the other head lines as jury finds -- what a real shame the city would stab it's own firefighters on these promotional task. if you treat
and it's - a massive commitment by president obama to put people back to work and reclaim our future. the recovery act modernized this structure providing seismic ubtdz u upgrades and a having more focus sustainable designs to meet the pat numb design. and soon nearly after 6 empty years eyed nations will bring federal workers in the mid-market area and to ignite all the commitment. with the recovery act and the partnership with the federal government and the local leaders mayor ed lee is leading the way for prosperity. today, the recovery is urban finished and incomplete we're still putting people back to work and to strengthen our middle class the backbone of our democracy. we have to make decisions about how to allocate resources that just don't build a structure and create jobs that way or a place to work and create jobs that way but to grow the economy in the surrounding area. that is what it makes it a model to the nation and that's what san francisco is also ready and able to do. as we bring life into the building this is renovated in the great recession and now ready for anot
accomplish. i will add to the appreciation of president obama and his stimulus packet. i was here years ago i broke this ground with the architect and we were happy to before a break ground with leader pelosi and we looked at across market street and we saw market street as thirty percent vacancy rate a darkness to it people hurried and look what's happening 3 years later. i'll also reference this is one of our stimulus lettuce projects that's the purpose of that act. we want to demonstrate when you give us a little bit of stimulus we take it all the way in san francisco (laughter) this is so appropriate to have the architect and the artists with us. part of the magic that leader pelosi is referring to say happening with the people that make magic with the artists and the architect. we respect a building things like. i want to see the curved doorway the one i saw and the beautiful office up there. it can only be matched by another rival office across the center (laughter) and take the history of this building the respect and what it means whether it's a coast guard or in the correspondents of
dreams of my real father turnout that obama's real father is frank davis marshall that intoxicate pictures of his wife and sold them as profit. it's very reasonably prices. you can get that with alex joan on restraining order of liberty. i'd encourage restraining order liability to that. think about this. the president is i mean, if that's not a good reason not to have sex with our - your girlfriend. any other general public comment >> seeing none, public comment is closed. and a >> a single roll call can be had for those. >> colleagues, any items to be severed. >> item 46 through 50. supervisor avalos. supervisor breed. i. sxhooi. i. supervisor cowen. absent. supervisor kim. i. supervisor tang. i. supervisor weiner. i. supervisor yee. there are 9 i's. the resolutions are adapted madam clerk can you read the memoriams. today's month to month will be jrpd on above the supervisor avalos on above the supervisor cowen for charles. on behalf of supervisor farrell. and on behalf of staupg and on behalf of sxhimz and on above the board of supervisors >> and are there any more bus
, the next-to-last independent bookstore with a mind of its own, the next to last leftie looking for obama nirvana. [laughter] the first day of the wall street occupation set forth upon this continent a new revolutionary nation. [applause] >> in addition to its own programming as -- of artist talks, meridian has been a downtown host for san francisco states well-known port trees center. recent luminaries have included david meltzer, steve dixon, and jack hirsch man. >> you can black as out of the press, blog and arrest us, tear gas, mace, and shoot us, as we know very well, you will, but this time we're not turning back. we know you are finished. desperate, near the end. hysterical in your flabbergastlyness. amen. >> after the readings, the crowd headed to a reception upstairs by wandering through the other gallery rooms in the historic home. the third floor is not usually reserved for just parties, however. it is the stage for live performances. ♪ under the guidance of musical curators, these three, meridian has maintained a strong commitment to new music, compositions that are innovati
program that president obama gave us. i'm here to welcome you to san francisco and thank you for being here for the home matters for health symposium. it is the right place to be because t n d c has been a powerful change and i'm glad their championinging the center between health. no one else can do that because you've got it it right here in the community. today's symposium is part of a commitment that our city is making. i wanted to let you know all the things we're going to continue the housing for everybody. last week, we you wanted up the helen rogers and my good friend reverend hall was under its a public-private partnership that's now to just conclusions in the wonderful home for more than one hundred of our cities protecting and homeless seniors. 25 of those units are set aside for the seniors. and last month we broke ground to house youth that was formerly in foster he care we were in chinatown breaking ground for homeless families and protecting residents. all of those housing developments have supported services on site to make sure our residents live healthy lives. it won'
and especially to michelle obama and barack obama perhaps they can figure out their dog bo having access to the white house lawn and the way we're going to be looking at our 25 x 100' lot and thinking about where were going to walk our dog. thank you for your time and especially scott wiener for being our local supervisor. i live between pro-con part. thank you. >> thank you very much. next speaker. >> hi. good afternoon supervisors. my name is susan adams. i live in [inaudible] valley and i have a dog. i mostly walk at fort constant although i need the paved area like sunset trail for health reasons and joint reasons so i also use mclaren park and stern grove for the same reason. one of the major concerns i have has been brought up today is the overcrowding of city parks. if gg nra dog management plan comes into fruition yesterday, because i couldn't even get to fort constant with my dog. the road was closed because of that race the great highway was closed and the skyline road was closed. so after being in a big traffic jam i want to stern grove. i couldn't believe, this is anecdotal o
guard but i'm going to take the opportunity to the next time i will see president obama i will soon tell him that there is an office it fits really well, in san francisco. i'm proud on behalf of our city and on the on behalf of san francisco i'm proud to announce we're celebrating the month of october as innovation in san francisco because of get hub. this year we're continuing that tradition with a celebration that highlights the nicest companies like food and cultural and a design and, of course, technology. but all of those companies that we're celebrated really make our city buzz and we're become a gravitational center. the calendar is completely filled and shows how innovation is in our city. sf music tech conference will be part of this month and the 4rb9 empowerment most will all happen and many other particular events will happen in the month of october. you can see those exciting event at the i of time of m innovative i'm happy to kick this off. posted the next exciting event here putting our whole cities municipal code into get hub (clapping) >> you know what that mean
're inviting an adversarial process. obama >> sound like it. i think you said a claim before the supreme court >> i'm not suggesting that. >> i heard that out of your mouth. >> the suggests that are coming up about the resident who want to be compensated let me clarify there's a different venue for those issues to be brought up than to appeal the process to keep the building in liveable condition. >> okay get it that's helpful. >> i apologize for that miscommunication. both your statements were in the language of the tenants >> pardon me. >> the language was not assessable. >> the disclosure permit we have on file for unit one is in english which appears is not the native language of the resident and was the offer made upon disclosure of the work that was going to stop american people offer to take place sorry we didn't know about the all the construction. >> the disclosure agreement was signed in unit one in may we didn't know the stint of the repairs but we hadn't signed contract but it wasn't for a few more months. from the time of original discovery around the first week of april
hill association. in the past if you years ago we've hosted president obama twice at the missouri masonic. i don't know what's more challenging than hoefts the president of the united states. we've worked closed with the san francisco police department to make sure your events are say. furthermore live nation is providing hundreds of jobs both union and non-union to pay payroll parking takes and bring business to the local hotels. the night time economy rings although true and we're happy to be part of the san francisco live culture. if we're not able to compete in san francisco we will work hard. i want to thank everyone for their assistance in a long and difficult road. our business is music and special incidents so we strife to keep the masonic alive. thank you very much for your time >> any public comment on this item? >> good afternoon commissioners i'm joanne i'm an assistant business agency with local 16. just to give you a brief overview of our relationship at the masonic in the past year the masonic has paid $100,000 to stage hand those are contributions to health and w
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